1996 Chinese Zodiac - Fire Rat

Which type of Rat are people born in 1996 Chinese zodiac year?

1996 is the year of the Rat according to Chinese zodiac. Furtherly based on Chinese Five Elements, the year 1996 belongs to the Fire. Therefore, people born in 1996 are the Fire Rat.

Different from Gregorian calendar, Chinese zodiac uses lunar calendar, based on which only people born from February 19, 1996 to February 6, 1997 is Fire Rat and those born from January 1 to February 18 in 1996 are the Wood Pig.

Lucky Signs for 1996 Fire Rat

 Lucky Numbers: 1, 3

 Lucky Colors: blue, gray

2021 Horoscope for Fire Rat Born in 1996

The Rat fortune prediction in 2021 shows that the overall situation is quite good. For students, they won’t have serious problems in study because of their strong abilities to accept new knowledge. For Fire Rats who have just stepped into the workplace, their adaptability will be good in 2021, therefore they can integrate into the new environment as soon as possible. In addition, they are capable, enterprising, smart and wise, and they are bound to be appreciated by their superiors. Most of them will gain chances for promotion and salary increase.

In general, Fire Rats have relatively stable income, which can provide guarantee for their daily lives. Coupled with their usual expenses, they can accumulate a small amount of money. But for the Rat people who like investment and financing, they should pay more attention this year and try not to touch those novel and high-risked financial products. If they invest carelessly, they may face huge losses. 

2021 will be lucky year for Rat people born in 1996 because single ones would find their soul mates. Besides, although there may have quarrels in marriage life, they should restrain emotions and give lovers more care. Being more considerate and showing enough patience will lead the relationship to the positive direction.

As for health, people born with Chinese zodiac Rat will have a better situation in 2021. There won’t have big problems. When going out and joining in outdoor activities, they are not advised to go to places with complicated landform and play dangerous entertainment. In ordinary life, they should notice to have balanced nutrition in usual diet. Do not stay up late. Having regular physical exercises is a way that can help your keep in a good condition.

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Personality Traits of the 1996 Chinese Zodiac Fire Rat

The 1996 Chinese zodiac Fire Rat are smart, capable and generous, and they are good at socializing. They respond quickly and have strong environmental adaptability. They like all kinds of activities and can always provide interesting ideas. 1996 Chinese zodiac characteristics are very kind and considerate, so they can easily get along well with others.

However, they lack internal control and discipline, so the most intolerable thing for them is that their freedom is restricted. They are so stubborn that they tend to do things in their own way, which may make others feel uncomfortable. They are strict with themselves, but they cannot stick to one thing for a long time.

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The Fire Rat born in 1996 have a bright future. They have a lot of chances for promotion if they are politicians, policemen, soldiers or managers. Workers also have many opportunities to get their salaries raised. Remember to keep their feet on the ground and do their own job well.

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The have a relatively good fortune luck in their lives. They can earn a lot of wealth by their cleverness. And they are good at managing money. So they can save a large amount of money by their own efforts.

Love and Relationships

Their love life may not be very good. Although they are attractive to the opposite sex, they are also easily involved in romantic affairs. So when stay with the opposite sex, they should pay attention to their behaviors. And they should better not to get married with the Rabbit people.

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The Fire Rat may get sick easily, but they have no big health problems through their life. They may easily get injured when doing outdoors and dangerous activities like deep-sea swimming, diving and rock climbing. When crossing the road or riding a bicycle, they should pay extra attention to the traffic conditions. Drivers in particular must obey traffic rules. Pay more attention to personal safety and some injuries can be avoided.

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- Last modified on May. 01, 2021 -
Questions & Answers on 1996 Chinese Zodiac - Fire Rat
Asked by Aparna from USA | Jun. 24, 2021 10:31Reply
Marriage prediction for daughter
Hi, i want to know for my daughter born November 1, 1996 in USA as to what are her chances of having someone in her life decent with whom she can settle down and marry happily? she has had some failed love affairs and at this time has no one in her life. she is going to start a masters program in New York soon this year .
what time frame you can predict for her finding true love and being married?
Answers (1)
Answered by Addison | Jun. 28, 2021 01:25

The prediction shows that your daughter will have a high possibility to fall in love with someone in the late 2021. You should have more patience. Let nature take its course.
Asked by Xxxxxx from INDIA | Mar. 05, 2021 06:36Reply
About health
I have GERD health issue. I'm 24 years old I just wanted to know if I may suffer any other health issue like this. And also do i have to face any deadly disease In my life. And also does this gerd disease will curely permanently
I'm born on 21/9/1996 at 12.32pm Saturday
Answers (1)
Answered by Levi | Mar. 07, 2021 22:58

Oh, don't worry. The prediction shows that there won't have any serious health problems this year.
Asked by Bharathi from INDIA | Feb. 18, 2021 04:50Reply
About health and career
Hi I'm 21/09/1996 born
I have health issues when I was 19 I firstly faced gastric prblm and it's still be troubling me. May I know will this health issue will be solved permanently and do I have to face any other health issue and regarding career I want to know will I get a better job and I want to try for foreign companies.please do let me know and also I wanted to know the life span
Answers (1)
Answered by Donald | Feb. 28, 2021 18:14

Your health situation would be positive. Do not worry too much. In addition, there are many golden chances in career in the first half of the year. You should catch them timely and obtain a satisfied job.
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