The Rat person is charming and ambitious. They are always busy and seldom able to relax fully. If not, they get bored easily or get bad tempered. They enjoy going to parties or having a quick round of chat.
Rats like to reach their goals by fair play. They are shrewd and not easy to be fooled.
Rats are lively, sociable and easy to get along. They are ambitious and like to see others put in an honest day's work. The Rat is a real family person and devoted to their loved ones and family. At home, does not reveal any of the mean personality traits.
Rats make good advisers to others but not to themselves and are generous to those they truly love even if not loved back.
Rats are also hardworking and thrifty and able to sense danger. Are honest and meticulous and intelligent.
On the negative side, Rats are practical but lack courage. Can be extravagant and greedy. If the Rat is not careful, the greedy side of the Rat could lead to all kinds of trouble.
Rats are secretive, self-indulging and self-seeking. They love to critize and gossip. Rats should avoid being over-work and being over-ambitious.
Avoid trusting another Rat or those born in the year of the Rabbit and Ram.
Order of Animals
Hour ruled by Rat
1st Hour, 11.00 pm to 12.59 am
1912, 1924, 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996
Carbuncle or Red Garnets
George Bush (Wood-Rat), H.R.H. Prince Charles (Earth-Rat), Marlon Brando (Wood-Rat), David Herbert Lawerence (Earth-Rat)
Suitable in the Service Industry:
Male: Advertising, Food & Beverage, Hotel, Music, Mass Media, Research.
Female: Beauty, Fashion, Film, Hotel & Writing.
Gentle and loving. However, can get into extra-marital affairs.
Younger Monkey and Dragon makes good companion for the Male Rat.
Female Rat's ideal partner is the Dragon or Ox.
Excellent match :
Paring best avoided :
In some instance, be more understanding and tolerant :