Melissa (aka Lissy) is a registered veterinary nurse who is currently studying for an additional qualification in nursing exotic species. Lissy loves all exotic animals, but has a particular soft spot for ferrets, and has her own handreared ferret named Khoshekh. As well as Khoshekh, Lissy is also Mum to a sphynx cat named Kewpie, two miniature dachshunds named Ava and Zelda, and a family of giant burrowing cockroaches!