...my eyes. Lucy was born in the year of the Rat. I was born in the year of the Horse. I learned this at dinner one night while pregnant with her. I also learned that; The Rat and the Horse make quite an interesting pair! As opposite Signs in the Chinese Zodiac, their relationship may be marked by friction. Well, you said it Chinese Calendar! Below is one of Lu's latest battles, one I am glad to let her win with only the slightest of winces.