Fire Rat Years: 1936, 1996, 2056
Active Element: Fire
Associated Sun Sign: Sagittarius
The Fire Rat will rarely want to be still and seems to constantly have energy and enthusiasm which works to their advantage as they will be able to accomplish a great deal when they apply themselves. They love being involved in some form of action and are always up for trying new activities.
The Fire Rat is an original thinkers and hate being told to correspond to rules and regulations. They can sometimes get caught up in the moment and get carried away without thinking about the repercussions. They have a resilient nature and have the capability to go far in life.
The Rat is an intelligent, observant, popular person who loves to attend parties and social gatherings at all times. People will feel relaxed in the presence of a Rat as they make friends with the greatest of ease and are able to keep a conversation at a high point. People often feel happy to take a Rat’s advice and opinions constructively.
The Rat is a very hard worker and will always use their ability, imagination and quick thinking to their advantage in the workplace. There are times when a Rat may lack confidence, this will affect how they put their ideas across in the workplace and this can often stop them from receiving the recognition they deserve.
Many Rats have made excellent journalists and writers and also excel at personnel or public relations work and any other job that involves being around people and the media. This is due to the fact that a Rat’s skills are appreciated in times of crisis; the Rat is an extremely resourceful character and is able to draw amazing powers to take it through the worst possible situations. The Rat will always want to be around a busy environment where there is a lot of action, if they ever find themselves in a restrictive environment they can become a perfectionist for regulation and everyday routine.
The Rat is an entrepreneur and will constantly be on the lookout for ways in which he/she can improve his/her lifestyle and wealth and will hardly ever let an opportunity pass by. Another attribute of the Rat is their attitude to money, the Rat is very thrifty and to some he/she may appear mean, the reason for this is because they like to keep their money within their family. The Rat is generally very generous to their partner, children, relatives and close friends. The Rat often finds it hard to deprive themselves of any luxury object they desires so they can often be generous to themselves.
The Rat hates waste and is rarely ever prepared to part with old rubbish around the home; this can cause clutter which can be very bad around the home. The Rat can be very greedy and will rarely refuse an invitation to a free event. Rats are generally great communicators although they can sometimes be a little careless by being quite critical about others to their face; if you want an honest unbiased opinion then the Rat is perfect for this, but do not fear if you are a Rat as people will be prepared to forgive you due to your bright and alluring mannerisms.
Throughout their long and exciting life, the Rat will make many friends and will find that they are especially suited to other Rats and Ox’s, Dragons and Monkeys, they can also get on well with Tigers, Snakes, Roosters, Dogs and Pigs; the sensitive Rabbit and Goat will find the Rat a little too critical and blunt for their liking.
The Horse and Rat will also find it difficult to get along with each other; the Rat craves security and will find the Horse’s unpredictable moods and rather independent nature a little upsetting. The Rat is very family orientated and will do anything to please those closest to them. They are exceptionally loyal to their parents and can be a very caring and loyal parent themselves.
Fire Rat Chinese Zodiac
Whatever you do, don’t threaten the well being of a Rat person’s family. People born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rat are very protective and caring for the ones they love. Family is the number one priority to a Rat, and a Rat person will do absolutely anything to keep his or her family safe and happy. Rats are wonderful caring people, but they will not care about you one bit if you go against their goals for a happy and healthy family.
Rats are nurturers, and they are usually quite popular. Since Rats enjoy doing domestic chores, and keeping a safe and warm household gives them a feeling of fulfillment, they make excellent homemakers. Rats always make sure a warm dinner is on the table, the house is kept clean, and the children are safe. Rats love big families.
Even though many Rats like to stay at home, they have many talents that make them shine in the workforce. Rats are very intelligent and clever, and are often able to see solutions to problems that others miss. They also have a rather unique ability to sense when danger is coming, so they are able to avert or escape disaster.
People born as Rats according to the Chinese horoscope are amazing at handling money. Even when the household budget is very small, Rats can accommodate a large family comfortably, so that no one feels the pinch. This talent is extremely useful, and Rats rarely go into debt or have any money issues. This is one reason why Rats make excellent accountants.
Rats can be quite edgy and anxious. They often take all the responsibility for the family upon their own shoulders, and forget that they have a partner to help! This can lead to burnout, and Rats are advised to take breaks once in awhile!
When a person born under the Chinese sign of the Rat is affected by the Element of Fire, they become quite extroverted. Fire Rats crave adventure, so where other Rats prefer to put down roots in a home, Fire Rats prefer to travel and change houses quite a bit! Fire Rats shun routines and thrive on novelty, because it keeps their sharp minds stimulated. Although the constant change can aggravate a Rat’s natural anxiety, a Fire Rat simply has too much enthusiasm for life to let it get him or her down.
Fire Rats have less self-control than other Rats do, and may not be able to resist good deals and big sales. As a result, a Fire Rat’s finances may not be in as good a shape as other Rat’s, but he or she is still capable of giving great financial advice. The problem is, he or she has problems following that advice himself or herself! Fire Rats have many friends and can be the life of the party, because they are always willing to try and discover new things. They can inspire others to try new things as well.