I have long thought that Melly looks rather like a fox, with her big ears and floofy cheeks. I still haven't found a picture that shows her from the right angle, but this comes pretty close:
From National Geographic
Also, while searching for fox photos, I found this, which is possibly the cutest non-cat creature I've ever seen:
Also, Judi's test results came back and it looks like she has cancer. So, please keep sending her lots of positive vibes, thoughts, and prayers!