[[Each Chinese zodiac sign is associated with one of the Chinese “elements”: metal, water, wood, fire and earth. Apparently rats born in the years 1900 and 1960 (me) are referred to as THE METAL RAT—having nothing to do with one’s musical predelictions. This is my year. D.F.W.T.R]]
Of all the Rats, these are the toughest and most resolute. They are visionary and possess an emotional intensity that can lead to feelings of rage, envy, or possessiveness. They like to be in charge, and can act selfishly to get what they want. In relationships, business or personal, they can be obstinate. Metal rats have to bear in mind that meeting their partner halfway would help their relationships tremendously. They take great pride in their homes and enjoy decorating them in their impressively good taste.