The pig is sincere, honest, trusting, sociable, hard working and stubborn.
The pigs of the Chinese zodiac are giving and principled beings without equal. Pigs are very pleasant and have flawless manners and taste. Because they are also perfectionists, they are often wrongly viewed as snobs or as having feelings of superiority. Pigs are sensuous and luxuriant by nature. They love the finer things in life. Pigs care deeply for their friends and family and will go to great extremes to keep them happy and well.
Pigs do not see helping others as a duty but as a pleasure. They are so giving that they are actually sad when they have no one to give to. Their need to be magnanimous makes them an easy mark for those who live by the con. Pigs make great friends and lovers. Truly believing there is a higher good in all of us, the pig will do almost anything to not see the bad qualities in their friends and family members. However, once a pig feels they have been wronged, they become a force to be reckoned with.
Pigs are curious, intelligent beings. Pigs are sometimes wrongly perceived as being lazy. Their love of family and warm hearts make them wonderful mates.
Famous pigs include:
Bryan Adams, Woody Allen, Julie Andrews, Fred Astaire, Richard Attenborough, Lucille Ball, Humphrey Bogart, James Cagney, Glenn Close, Richard Dreyfuss, Farrah Fawcett, Ernest Hemingway, Barry Gibb, Alfred Hitchcock, Elton John, Kevin Kline, Jerry Lee Lewis, Dudley Moore, Marie Osmond, Michael Parkinson, Lee Remick, Ginger Rogers, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Steven Spielberg and Emma Thompson.
Ideal jobs include:
Researcher, scientist, chemist, technician, musician, restauranteur, social worker, fundraiser, builder, chef, delicatessen owner, personnel manager, administrative officer and civil servant.
1, 3, 4, 5, 8, 16, 18, 34, 41 and 48
Equivalent Western sign: Scorpio
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