Chinese New Year Horoscopes - Year of the Rat Your Chinese New Year horoscope can define everything in your year, from job prospects and love life, to more specifics, such as where you should take your holidays and what color socks to wear. Hong Kongers, generally being a superstitious bunch, put a lot of stock in their Chinese New Year horoscopes, and often use them to plan the year ahead.
Below is what the wise old men say is in store for each animal in the Year of the Rat.
Being the year of the Rat, it’s action time for ambitious rodents. Rats will be tempted to cheat in both love and business to bring quick successes in 2008, however those that stay out of the sewer and show commitment will reap the rewards. Those that stay loyal will find themselves surrounded with friends, wealth and happiness.
Rarely spectacular, but always steady, the Ox faces another year of hard work, but will be rewarded with prosperity and happiness. A year of choices can mean butting heads with those around you; however with 2009 set to bring the year of the Ox, bigger decisions should be locked away and dealt with next year.
Conflict stripes the road ahead for the big cat, both at home and work the Tiger can expect to find itself in plenty of arguments. Tiger’s should try and dig their claws into family and weather the storm, while focusing aggressive energy into more worthwhile projects.
Rabbit’s will find themselves restless in 2008, but must try and resist the urge to hop away from problems. This is a good year for ringing the changes, and rabbits who switch careers or apartments will find themselves rewarded with prosperity. The lothario like Rabbit will also find 2008 fertile breeding ground for romantic entwinements.
The Dragon and the Rat are good buddies, and 2008 is the perfect year for Dragons to give their dreams wings. From the love of their life to that perfect job, Dragon’s should use the year to chase their desires with a fiery passion. Both romance and business are likely to prosper from a positive year and Dragon’s will find themselves surrounded with both new friends and opportunities.
A blockbuster year for Snakes, who will be presented with a wealth of opportunities, both at work and play. Snakes should be quick to strike at new opportunities as success is all but guaranteed.
Horses should stay in their stables in 2008, as the year is unlikely to bring anything but bad news. Now is not the time for new romances or risky business proposals, with both likely to fall at the first fence. Instead horses should stick with the familiar and sit back with family and friends and wait for better times.
Goat’s are facing a potentially tough year and should hold back from making quick decisions, which could easily backfire. Instead, Goats should use 2008 to lay the foundations for future successes, listen to friends and families and do their homework for future projects. In better news, Goats are advised to expose themselves to new experiences, making it a good year for exotic breaks.
Monkeys will find their forest full of fruity opportunities in 2008, and will find both their careers and relationships prospering. With such a fruit bowl on offer, Monkeys should only pick the ripest opportunities, which may come later in the year.
While roosters will be bursting with energy in 2008, much of this energy will be will spent running around like a headless chicken. Rooster’s will find their energy causing trouble, meaning arguments with co-workers and those closer to home. The key to a successful 2008 is to act thoughtfully and calmly.
Man’s best friend will find good fortune and new friendships this year, but they must crawl out their kennel to find them. Dogs need to be bold and confident, turning problems into opportunities. Romance could be a rocky road, and dogs need to believe in themselves to bring success in their lovelife.
The successes and prosperity from 2007’s Year of the Pig will roll over into 2008, and Pig’s will find it easy to build on a successful year. Romance is on the cards, and wedding bells could well be in the air, while the pig’s piggybank should swell to new levels.