Cardinal Temporary Tattoo For an aura of energy, focus, and loving pride, the red walking cardinal is a perfect mascot. When used as a temporary tattoo this symbol is perfect for areas such as sporting endeavors, school spirit, and positive community action. Participants can show off their cardinal mascots and perk the interest of their audience in what endeavors are being undertaken and how to get involved. As a mascot, the cardinal also brings with it a mixture of hope and cheer, which are very necessary for the success of any group or organization. So, put on your walking shoes and join in the team fun.