Year of Rat
1900, 1912, 1924, 1936, 1948,
1972, 1984, 1996, 2008,
2020, 2032, 2044, 2056, 2068
(The cutoff date is in early February
Zodiac Year Cutoff.)
Affectionate, charismatic, eloquent, shrewd, systematic, disciplined,
meticulous, sociable, and hardworking with a high aim. Can be
intolerant, selfish, vindictive, manipulative, scheming, critical of
others, or gossipy.
Relationship or Business Partnership
Most Compatible With
Dragon – will enrich and empower Rat mutually.
Monkey – Rat will be passionately in love with Monkey.
Ox – will increase Rat’s confidence and sense of security.
Most Incompatible With
Horse - cannot tolerate Rat’s opportunist nature.
Rabbit – Rat will seem too irritable or critical to Rabbit.
Rooster – will have constant conflicts with Rat.
Sheep – Rat’s ambitious nature does not mix well with Sheep’s passive
Born in Zodiac Year 1996
When young, life may seem average and mediocre. Will begin to work hard
and stand out as a young adult, and become successful at middle age.
Will enjoy a fruitful harvest at old age. Overall, you will never need
to worry about money or food.
Will have plenty of room and opportunity to grow and expand. Will be
ambitious and energetic in all areas, and especially will be gutsy to
explore new things.
Will have better luck in summer and fall, such as looking for a new job
or doing investment. Less lucky in spring and winter as things may
become more challenging.
For women, be cautious with your words as talking too much can be
Recommended Career Choices
Based On Five Elements
1st Choice: Water
2nd Choice: Metal or Wood
See Career By 5 Elements for details.