Scrat is a cartoon squirrel featured in the movie "Ice Age." Scrat is known for the never-ending chase after his acorn and for causing chaos in the process in the form of inadvertently causing the ice age.
Another example of a cartoon squirrel is Sandy Cheeks. She is featured in the television series "SpongeBob SquarePants" where she has a job as a scientist. She lives in Bikini Bottom with the other characters and wears a suit underwater that provides her oxygen.
An older cartoon squirrel is Slappy Squirrel, who was shown on the "Animaniacs" television show. In the series she was a former actress who starred in the television series "Looney Tunes" as Slappy, The Slap Happy Squirrel. She lived in a treehouse with her nephew, Skippy Squirrel.