In the twelve Zodiac signs in Vietnam, China & the far east horoscope system, Rat is the first zodiac animal in the cycle followed up by Ox, Tiger, Cat, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Goat, Monkey, Rooster, Dog, and Pig. Every 12 years, a rat year is repetitive. The rat is the first zodiac animal but not the first month of the year following the Luna calendar and the first month of the year is Tiger month and the first day of the Tiger month Vietnam new year – Tet holiday.
The personality of Rat Zodiac Sign
Those born in Rat year are thought to be approachable, optimistic, and willing to change in any environment. They stay at ease and are not likely to argue in different circumstances. They want to be liked and assisted by other people. The Rats have the power of prediction, observation, and acute vision. Thanks to those abilities, the rat people are excellent in creative works. Jobs such as designers, inventors, creators, or innovators can fit them well. However, they are not advised to solve things all by themselves; instead, getting opinions and feedback from others is extremely significant for their works.
According to astrology, different periods of a day by the time the Rat people were born could greatly affect their personalities:
The Rat people born in the morning are hard to achieve success because they are lack of perseverance and often change the job. Nevertheless, great fortune is waiting for them during their later years.
Those who are born at noon are not often rash and want to enjoy a stable life during their lifetime. The male Rats are the breadwinner of the family while the female ones like to be good housekeepers. They both emphasize the importance of the family.
The Rat people born in the evening are fairly arrogant. This characteristic could bring them many enemies and difficulties in life. They should keep an open mind and try to be modest. The good point is that they are often in good health condition and live in a big family, stay stable and enjoy a happy life.
Health condition of the Rat
In general, the Rats are energetic and active, which prevents them from illness. They should establish a balanced diet, do exercises regularly and rest enough so that they can work effectively and boost up productivity. In dry seasons, they should take care of themselves more to avoid respiratory and skin problems.
Which Careers are best-suited for Rat?
The Rats own a remarkable insight and sharp perspective so they have the ability to avoid unnecessary troubles in the future. They are also serious, meticulous, and cautious; thus, jobs such as politician, administrator, director, manager, entrepreneur, lawyer, researcher, and writer are best-suited for them.
How to Build Relationships with People born in the Year of Rat?
Rats are eager to live in a flexible society. They show interest in participating in many kinds of social events. The Rats are charming and elegant so they can attract many friends but they occasionally enhance a tighter relationship with others. In a love relationship, it is easy for them to begin a new relationship, but it is easy to break off as well.
Five Types of Rat Zodiac Sign
There are five sacred elements in the universe are Metal, Wood, Water, Fire, and Earth. Each zodiac sign has a close relationship with those elements and a combination between one element and one animal occurs every 60 years. As a result, there are five types of Rat with particular features as below:
|Type of Rat||Year of Birth||Characteristics|
|Wood Rat||1924, 1984||Independent, self-assured, honest, and brilliant, with good teamwork skills|
|Fire Rat||1936, 1996||Active, courageous, warm, and friendly to their friends, but very hard with themselves|
|Earth Rat||1948, 2008||Sociable, reliable, adjustable, moderate with a strong sense of confidence|
|Gold Rat||1960, 2020||Bright, intelligent, hot-tempered, intolerant, and self-conscious|
|Water Rat||1912, 1972||Communicative, clever, traditional, and wise|
Famous People Born in Rat Year
Ben Affleck, Clark Gable, George Bush Sr., Charlotte Bronte, George Washington, John F. Kennedy Jr., Marlon Brando, Prince Charles, Richard Nixon, Scarlett Johansson, Sean Penn, John McCain, Shaquille O’Neal, William Shakespeare, Wilt Chamberlain, Wayne Gretzky, Yves St Laurent.