Cancer Horoscope

21 Jun - 22 Jul

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Week beginning Monday 17th of February 2020

With the Sun moving into Pisces and your sector of travel and far horizons, you may have a yearning to explore new places, or to connect with a teacher or life coach who can inspire you to live to your full potential. It's no accident that Jupiter presently aligns with dreamy Neptune, as the very person who could help you the most may be closer than you think and eager to assist.


Thursday 20th of February 2020

Wise advice could be just what you need to help you get moving on a bold idea. If you have held back because it seemed impractical, you may be about to find out that there is a way forward. An empowering Jupiter/Neptune tie can see someone stepping in to share their knowledge and experience Cancer, and perhaps supporting you through the process of making it a real success.


Thursday 20th of February 2020

A meeting with someone special could dramatically expand your world. When it comes to solving a difficult problem, you can navigate a solution that will impress your romantic interest with its originality. You might be very loyal to someone who wins your affection, even if they don't really deserve it.


Week beginning Monday 17th of February 2020

With feisty Mars newly in your relationship sector, your partnership may be going through a very proactive time with lots of tweaks and changes coming up. Need to get away? The Sun's move into Pisces and the New Moon in the same zone, can inspire a break that might allow you to unwind, and that could be the start of a whole new phase, whatever your relationship status.

About Cancer

Information about your birth sign


Cancer is the fourth sign of the zodiac. It's a cardinal sign, with natural leadership ability, so you like to be the boss!

You are a water sign ruled by the Moon. The Moon changes sign approximately every two and half days on its monthly journey around the zodiac. Its gravitational pull moves the tides of our vast oceans. Inhabiting a human body doesn't make any of us immune to this force. We're around 60 percent water.

Being a Cancerian, you feel this lunar movement more acutely. Some say you can be moody or crabby, we would probably all be crabby if our inner landscape shifted slightly every two and a half days!

The symbol for Cancer is the crab. A crab wears a hard shell which protects its squashy and vulnerable innards. Like the crab, you wear a hard shell over your vulnerable feelings and generally keep them to yourself. The side of you we're allowed to see is kindly, gentle, nurturing, capable and strong.

A crab on the move will move sideways, usually with stealth! You rarely go directly after what you want, you often sidle up to it or approach in a round about way.

A crab has tenacious pincers, it grabs on and holds tight. You can have difficulty letting go, even when the cupboards are bulging! Also you'll remember, and sometimes dwell on, old hurts and injustices (whether real or imagined), long after the events.

Being the first of the water signs makes you super-sensitive, your feelings are easily hurt and you're not able to shrug things off like some. You probably have accurate hunches and some innate psychic ability, depending on the rest of your horoscope.

Cancer rules our home and family life, so your home and family are especially important. In Cancer we need to feel we have somewhere we belong, and just as the crab has its shell, your home is your shell, a safe place of retreat when you need to nourish yourself.

The energy of the Moon is matriarchal in essence, so most of you make excellent, supportive parents. Those who don't have children, can parent their co-workers and friends or they nurture in their professional capacity. Care-workers, collectors, cradles and caterers all belong to your sign. Cancer men are often good cooks and some can outshine the women in the kitchen.

Traditionally you get on best with the other sensitive water signs, Scorpio and Pisces, also with the earth signs, Taurus, Virgo and Capricorn, but there are 12 different faces of Cancer, depending on which zodiac sign the Moon was transiting on the day of your birth. If you have a fiery or airy Moon, then you'll get along with those signs too.

If you don't know the sign of the wandering Moon on the day of your birth, one of our astrologers will be happy to tell you more. For those of you born on a day when the Moon changed signs, we will need your time of birth too.