The Rat is a symbol of a new beginning. His watchful spirit likes to start new projects, but these projects often remain ideas, because Rat is seldom able to make them happen.
Wood Rat (1924, 1984)
Creative and sharp minded. Not very good at representing himself/herself. Good in assessing situations and in far-reaching analysis.
Fire Rat (1936, 1996)
Charmer who knows how to behave in public. Highly intelligent, often the center of attention. But sometimes they do not accept their moral responsibilities.
Earth Rat (1948, 2008)
Knows how to enjoy in prosperity. And to do that, he/she will give his/her best to earn the wealth. If someone asks him/her for a loan, he/she will grant it only if there is a really good reason and a pay-off plan behind it.
Metal Rat (1900, 1960)
A good observer who is aware that success does not come easy. Rarely interferes in other peoples affairs.
Water Rat (1912, 1972)
Excellent analyst who rarely makes his/her conclusions public. Good with money. Values precious things.