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Chinese zodiac | rat


Rat people are born under the sign of charm and aggressiveness. They are expressive and sometimes talkative. They like to go to parties and spend time chatting with their friends. Although the Rat can be quiet it is rare to catch a Rat sitting quietly. Rat people usually have more acquaintances than real friends and they cherish the people that they feel close to. Once you become their real friends, they will treat you like family. Rats like to keep their problems to themselves and even though they can be talkative, they never confide in anyone.

Sometimes mean, narrow-minded and suburban in outlook, Rat people are nevertheless honest. They can make their lives a success as long as they manage to master their perpetual discontent and their insistence on living for the moment.

The Rat is quick-witted. Most rats get more accomplished in 24 hours than the rest of us do in as many days. They are confident and usually have a good instinct. Stubborn as they are, they prefer to live by their own rules. It won't be an easy task to work with Rat people because they are perfectionists.

They are very organized and talented, perhaps that is why the Rat makes a good businessman or politician. Unfortunately, as soon as the Rat earns money, he spends it. Maybe that explains why the Rat is so careful when he lends money to others. If you ever borrow money from the Rat, don't be surprised by the high interest rate.

The Rat is not romantic, but sensual and loving. They are very loyal and devoting to their families.


1 - least compatible, 100 - most compatible

Famous rats: Shakespeare, Mozart, Churchill, Washington, Truman Capote.

Hours ruled by the rat: 11 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Direction of its sign: Directly North

Season and principle month: Winter to December

Corresponding Western sign: Sagittarius

Fixed element: Water

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I am a fire rat. The rat's description of me is pretty similar, but not quite.


I are teh Rat! Bow befor mi smarts! (purposeful bad grammar and all around butchering of the English language :P)