Sandy Cheeks is a character from the show SpongeBob SquarePants. She is a squirrel from Texas. To be able to breath under water she uses an astronaut-like suit. The only time she can take the suit of is when she's in her tree-dome which is also filled with breathable air. Without her suit, she wear a purple tank top, and a purple tutu-like skirt. She is a great scientist and an even greater friend to SpongeBob and Patrick .