Metal Goat Years: 1931, 1991, 2051
Active Element: Metal
Associated Sun Sign: Cancer
This Goat is systematic and reliable in everything that they do and are capable of doing well in the career of their choice. Despite their confident attitude they really worry about events in their life and would find it to work extremely well in their favour if they discuss their problems rather than keep them bottled up. The Metal Goat is extremely loyal to their family, friends and employers and will often have a small group of very close friends which respect the Metal Goat for their reliability and confidence.
The Goat is an imaginative and creative person with a love for the finer things in life. They are easy going and prefer to live in a relaxed and calm environment. They do not like to stick to a routine or timetable. They like to take their time doing things and do not like to rush as they are perfectionists and will give 110 percent on anything they do. The goat usually prefers to work with large groups rather than on their own. They like to have the support of colleagues as they can get a bit nervous if they are left to do something by themselves. They will try to leave major decisions to others whenever possible although they will put their point across if they feel strongly about something.
The Goat has a very persuasive nature and often uses their charm to get what they want out of life. They can hide their feelings quite a bit and would benefit from letting them out from time to time. The Goat has quite a reserved nature but when they around company that they are comfortable with and trust they become a lot more talkative and confident.
The Goat is probably the most artistic of all the twelve animals with a big passion for theatre, literature, music or art. They are natural creators and are rarely happier than when they are occupied in an artistic pursuit. As well as having a passion for art they can also be quite religious people and often have a deep interest in nature, animals and the countryside. The Goat will hardly ever have financial problems as long as they do not spend all their money on needless gadgets and gizmos. Goats usually leave home when they are young but will always have a strong relationship with their parents. They don’t have the tidiest house but they know where everything is and it will always be free of dust and dirt.
Affairs of the heart are particularly important to the Goat and they will often have many romances before they finally settle down. Goats prefer to live in a secure and stable environment. They get along best with Tigers, Horses, Monkeys, Pigs and Rabbits. They can also have a good relationship with Dragons, Snakes, Roosters and other Goats, but may find the Dog a bit too serious for their liking and will not care for the Rats thrifty ways.
Metal Goat Chinese Zodiac
People born under the sign of the Goat according to the Chinese Zodiac are peaceful, calm creatures. They enjoy the good life, and prefer to be surrounded by creature comforts. A Goat enjoys a sumptuously decorated house, and likes those decorations to be expensive. Goats also love fine food and other luxuries, like expensive clothing.
For all of their love of spending money, according to the Chinese horoscope, Goats would really rather have someone else make the money. They can be quite dependant on their parents, friends, siblings, and romantic partners, because they are such gentle people. Goats really do not like to do battle for themselves, and are attracted to those with strong personalities who will protect and shelter them.
A person born under the sign of the Goat in the Chinese Zodiac has a very sensitive nature. Goats are always able to empathize with the plight of another person, which is why they are continually surrounded by friends. Goats offer solace and advice when a friend is feeling down, and never hesitate to open their homes and hearts to another. These people are nurturers, and make wonderful stay at home mothers, although Goats could also find careers as a therapist or couselor. Although Goats do not always have the best leadership skills, they are likely the most empathetic sign in the Chinese Zodiac.
Goats are very in touch with their creative, spiritual inner worlds. A Goat person has a fantastic sense of coordination, and people who are born under the Chinese sign of the Goat make wonderful interior decorators. Goat people like to have plenty of time to themselves to contemplate life and pursue their artistic endeavours. If you give a Goat enough time to develop his or her artistic abilities, you will be very impressed at the work he or she produces.
When people born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Goat are tempered by the element of Metal, they develop a tough exterior. Since Goats are so sensitive, they often find their feelings hurt, and Metal Goats compensate for this by presenting a tough face, although the usual Goat sensitiveness is still underneath.
Don’t be put off by the Metal Goat’s prickly exterior-close friends understand that this Goat has just as many needs as other Goats do, and that the Metal Goat is still a wonderful friend and confidant. You may need to reach out more to a Metal Goat, because he or she will be more reluctant to let you in, even though he or she still needs your support.
Metal Goats can be a bit overprotective, because they see the world as though everyone else was the same as them-tough on the outside and needy on the inside. If you feel as though you are being smothered by a Metal Goat, simply communicate your needs and the Metal Goat will strive to fulfill them. Those born as Metal Goats according to the Chinese horoscope have a deep passion for culture and the arts, even more so than other Goats do.