Melissa also worked with Nico in Oxted and moved with him to start up Blackberry. She works with us as a nurse and on reception with a special interest in wildlife. Melissa has successfully reared many orphaned animals, domestic and wild. She also rehabilitates ill and injured wildlife for release back to the wild, working alongside local wildlife charities. Melissa can been seen most mornings at reception with Sally.
Melissa lives locally with her husband and son along with her much loved cat Ernie, who after a spinal injury from a road traffic accident has to wear a nappy, moggies Gerry, Nelson (hand reared by Melissa from birth), Joseph, and Hamish, two Guinea Pigs, five goldfish, two Hedgehogs that are unable to go back to the wild and at any given time a number of other wild animals