Carry the Rat & Dragon Prosperity “8” to capture the auspiciousness of the #8 Wealth Star. The animal sign of the year, the Rat, together with the Chinese Dragon, represents prosperity and great wealth for the coming year. The resourceful Rat is the sign that can forage for food and supplies under any circumstances. The powerful Dragon possesses the confidence and courage to take the big risks that reap the big rewards. Together, the Dragon and Rat forming an figure of 8 makes a great wealth enhancer for the home this year.