Pigs were domesticated from wild boar 11,000 years ago in the Near East and in China. Pigs are adaptable in nature and have an omnivorous diet. Pigs are intelligent animals that are more trainable than dogs or cats.
Chinese Horoscopes are based on a zodiac consisting of twelve animal signs based on a lunar calendar. Chinese New Year is celebrated at the second new moon after the winter solstice and falls between January 21 and February 19 on the Gregorian calendar. Your year of birth determines your sign. Find your year of birth in the following table and click on your sign.
You are a splendid companion, an intellectual with a very strong need to set difficult goals and carry them out. You are sincere, tolerant, and honest but by expecting the same from others, you are incredibly naive. Your quest for material goods could be your downfall. The Pig would be best in the arts as an entertainer, or possible a lawyer. A person born this year is likely to be a good parent. He may be easy to anger, but he is intelligent, honest, and courageous. Pigs complete projects on time, and are gallant, and sincere. People born in these years are honest and straightforward. They can be relied on to see things through. They tend to be popular and make lasting friendship and are good neighbors
Famous people born this year are Albert Schweitzer and Ernest Hemingway
People born in the Year of the Pig are chivalrous and gallant. Whatever they do, they do with all their strength. For Pig Year people, there is no left or right and there is no retreat. They have tremendous fortitude and great honesty. They don't make many friends but they make them for life, and anyone having a Pig Year friend is fortunate for they are extremely loyal. They don't talk much but have a great thirst for knowledge. They study a great deal and are generally well informed. Pig people are quick tempered, yet they hate arguments and quarreling. They are kind to their loved ones. No matter how bad problems seem to be, Pig people try to work them out, honestly if sometimes impulsively. They are most compatible with Rabbits and Goats. Pigs are self-reliant, very sociable, dependable, and extremely determined. Pigs are peace lovers and don't hold grudges. They hate arguments, tense situations, and try to bring both sides together. In life they make deep and long-lasting friendships. Pigs enjoy social gatherings of all kinds, and look for parties to attend. In fact, Pigs must watch themselves so that their incessant pursuit of pleasure doesn't interfere with other aspects of their lives. Pigs belong to clubs and they make terrific fund raisers. They have a real knack for charity and social work. Pigs always listen to problems. They won't mind getting involved and try to help. Pigs have big hearts. A problem that Pigs have is that they are too innocent and naive. Being honest and trustworthy themselves, they have a hard time understanding the motives of those who are less scrupulous.
Pigs do not dazzle or shimmer. They possess the old-fashioned chivalry that grows on you until you totally depend on it. It is so easy to trust Pigs. They have a calm expression and a sincere manner. They are blessed with endurance and work steadily at tasks with great patience until completion.
Once Pigs arrive at a decision nothing stops them. Of course, before they reach that decision they weigh all the pros and cons. They definitely want to avoid complications. Sometimes they ponder so long they miss the opportunity altogether. But never mind, Pigs always believe in miracles, and miracles always happen to them. Fortune favors Pigs. They always find someone to help them without having to beg.
In romance, if not careful, Pigs may be taken advantage of. Pigs trust everyone and believe everything they hear. They are unselfish and enjoy helping their friends. Although they are gullible, they are actually quite intelligent and know how to take care of their own. If you hurt their feelings, Pigs often carry the pain for years. They have a hard time saying no to those of concern. Often they wish they had said no.
Pigs will always be looking for ways to work off all their extra energy. They work and play hard. Even if they lose everything, Pigs manage to bounce back. Their life path supplies them with all they need. The Chinese believe Pigs own the Horn of Plenty.