August 2021 is a wild month, with some pretty drastic adjustments on the way in which. One spotlight is that each cats and canines may have their day this month, actually: International Cat Day falls on August eighth, and National Dog Day happens on August twenty sixth. Regardless of the month’s ups and downs, don’t neglect to take a while and rejoice one of the best of what you like your pet.

These are the most important astrological dates for August 2021.


The brand new moon in Leo on August 8 pushes us to maneuver in the direction of what we love.
Mercury enters Virgo on August 11, which is able to make us extra analytical and significant in our pondering.
Venus enters Libra on August 16, making relationships the focus of the month.
Uranus begins its retrograde journey in Taurus on August 19. This planetary moonwalk will final till January 18, 2022. Throughout this time, we’ll be embracing our uniqueness.
The seasonal blue moon in Aquarius falls on August 22 (the primary Full Moon in Aquarius in 2021 was on July 23). This may urge us to lean into our originality.
The Solar strikes into earthy Virgo on August 22, including order to our lives.
Mercury swings into Libra on August 30, permitting us to search out peaceable methods to precise ourselves.

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Aries (March 21—April 19)

More often than not you flow, however typically you need to be the highest canine. Though it could appear as if you’re getting the tough finish of the deal you made along with your pet mother and father concerning the phrases of your relationship, that isn’t true. You’re the one in cost (not your pet mother and father), and also you dictate the schedule and guidelines. Contemplate that on August 22 and 30. You make the foundations.

Taurus (April 20—Could 20)

Though it’s not like you to embrace new conditions, you’re discovering that it’s the one solution to deal with August 8’s new moon and August 22’s blue moon. A transfer, or budding relationship along with your pet mother or father and their important different, might push you out of your consolation zone. Nonetheless, you’ll make good with their accomplice on August 19 and 30. There are only a few changes and rising pains to make alongside the way in which.

Gemini (Could 21—June 20)

You’re within the temper to sit back and calm down at dwelling along with your pet mother and father, you could even need to cuddle with them within the night or mess around the home with them when Mercury enters Virgo and Libra on August 11 and 30. It is going to be good to have just a few moments to your self to detox your thoughts and cease pondering so laborious in regards to the world round you. Benefit from the candy nesting days of  August!

Most cancers (June 21–July 22)

You’re protecting of your toys and mattress, which signifies that you’ll be marking your space at dwelling by taking over area in the lounge the place you possibly can retailer and conceal your toys on August 8. Being territorial of your privateness might fear your pet mother and father on August 11 and 16. However, they’ll see the state of affairs out of your perspective on August 19 and honor your want for seclusion and security on August 22.

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Leo (July 23—August 22)

It’s alright to need additional consideration this month. You’re in want of emotional declarations, and also you’ll get it on August 22. The caveat is that you could be act out on August 8 and 19, which is able to create drama at dwelling. As an alternative of ignoring your pet mother and father after they go above and past, making ready your luxe dinner and taking you out on lengthy walks, attempt giving them hints that you just want compliments and squeaky toys as an alternative.

Virgo (August 23—September 22)

You’re lusting over shiny new buddies and wanting them to assume you’re cool, whereas taking your journey or die besties as a right. This may create friction and rigidity amongst your peer group on August 8 and 11, however will finally clear up on August 19 and 22. You’ll come to see that the one folks you possibly can 100% depend on are your besties. Your new buddies will show to be superficial and unreliable.

Libra (September 23—October 22)

It’s all the time laborious to alter dynamics with buddies and friends, particularly since you don’t need to ruffle anybody’s tail or create drama. Luckily, August 8’s new moon and August 22’s blue moon gives you the chance to reinforce conditions and relationships for the higher. Nobody will get upset by your emotional requests, so long as you set the attraction on when Venus and Mercury align along with your solar on August 16 and 30.

Scorpio (October 23—November 21)

It’s time to degree up your look, Scorpio! It’s time for a bit of grooming, particularly earlier than stepping out for a stroll along with your pet mother or father on August 8. Your pack will discover the refined adjustments you made and even get a bit of jealous on August 22 of the methods you’ve developed your look. You could even catch the attention of a particular somebody on the canine park on August 19.

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Sagittarius (November 22—December 21)

You’re affected by a case of the “blah’s” till mid month. Life has misplaced its luster, which signifies that you’re going to have to boost your each day routine when Uranus begins its retrograde journey on August 19. This cosmic moonwalk will preserve issues unpredictable and up within the air (the way in which you prefer it). The vibe can be heightened on August 22’s blue moon, if you’ll actually take a stroll on the wild aspect.

Capricorn (December 22—January 19)

You’re not “in love” along with your pet mother or father’s new boo or accomplice. Attempt to get to know them higher throughout the brand new moon on August 8 to create a wholesome relationship. You could discover that you’ve got tons in widespread with them (you each wish to chase birds within the park and taking part in catch outdoors) throughout Uranus’s backwards spin which begins on August 19. A tremendous basis will kick off throughout August 22’s blue moon.

Aquarius (January 20—February 18)

Feelings are working deep and heating up this month. Earlier than you get irritated throughout the brand new moon on August 8 and the blue moon on August 22, take a second to calm your sentiments. Breathe deeply via the stresses that August will convey and deal with your self. Give your pet mother and father the month to navigate via the powerful energies. They’ll provide you with TLC on August 30. Be affected person!

Pisces (February 19—March 20)

Love is a splendid factor this August. The Solar’s ingress into Virgo and the blue moon on August 22 is making you conscious of the heartfelt sentiments that you’re feeling. Maybe a brand new crush will catch your eye throughout a stroll across the neighborhood or on the canine park. Or, you’ll flirt your means into the nice graces of a fellow feline/canine by purring/barking candy phrases to them whilst you chase one another outdoors.

Additional Studying

Lisa Stardust is the creator of the just lately launched e-book,
Saturn Return Survival Guide: Navigating This Cosmic Rite of Passage, and the forthcoming The Astrology Deck: Your Guide to the Meanings and Myths of the Cosmos, from Chronicle Books this November.


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