1996 – Fire Rat Year

Those born between February 18, 1996 and February 6, 1997 are members of the Fire Rat Chinese Zodiac sign. People born in the year of the RAT are blessed with great personal charm. The Rat is adaptable, aggressive, and creative. Rat people are hard working, thrifty, and can save a lot of money. They are elegant by nature and strive for the better things in life. Bright and gregarious, rat’s intellectual versatility is not always immediately recognized. Rat people make good business people, accountants, and bankers.

Year of the Fire Rat

The passion and energy of the Fire Element make the Fire Rat the most active and dynamic of all the Rat signs. More so than other members of the Rat zodiac, the Fire Rat is led by their heart, which makes them independent, competitive and impulsive at times. In this sense, the Fire Rat is less concerned with the routine security that other members of their sign actively seek. Instead, these passionate individuals prefer to have ever-changing surroundings and companions. The Fire Rat is extremely social and takes opportunities to display their selfless and generous qualities.

The Fire Rat’s energy can take them into virtually any career that they decide to pursue. When paired with their upbeat and warm personality, Fire Rats can be very successful in positions where charisma in key, such as sales. Fire Rats are also well known to find great success on screen, which can be seen in the memorable roles of Abigail Breslin and Hailee Steinfeld, who were both born in 1996.

The influence of the Fire Element makes the Fire Rat impatient at times. Additionally, members of this zodiac sign can be insensitive, blunt and rash in their communication. Fire Rats are encourage to embrace their passion, but to be aware of situations where patience and understanding are more effective. It is also important for the Fire Rat to cultivate self-discipline, as their impulsive nature can become detrimental at times.

Fire Rat in Relationships

Rats are very charming. They enjoy social activities and because they’re out a lot, they’re always meeting new people. They aren’t good at breaking off relationships however, and this presents problems going forward with new relationships. Anyone hoping to partner with a Rat must be able to keep up with the Rat’s active nature.

Fire Rats enjoy being spontaneous. They enjoy traveling and taking on new tasks and will take on practically any new project or adventure simply to avoid any sense of routine and monotony. They’re zestful, spirited, and giving individuals who are well-liked by others.

Year of Birth by Chinese Horoscope

Rat Compatibility

Rat Combinations

Chinese Zodiac Years