Display the Rat & Dragon Prosperity “8” in the NW. The animal sign of the year, the Rat, together with the Chinese Dragon, represents great wealth and prosperity for the coming year. The Rat is the sign that can forage for food and supplies no matter what the circumstances. The mighty Dragon possesses the courage and confidence to take the big risks that reap the big rewards. Together, Rat and Dragon forming an 8 makes a fabulous wealth enhancer for the home this year.