Tango the cat, when alive, with Harriet Peace. See SWNS story SWTPtaxidermy. A heartbroken woman spent £4k having her beloved cat taxidermied - and insists it's the best decision she ever made.Harriet Peace, 28, was gutted when her pet pal Tango died in a car crash in September 2021. And the nursing assistant couldn't stand the thought of burying her cat - which she said was "like her child" - so opted to have him taxidermied. The process took seven months and Tango had to be sent down to a special business in London so he could be preserved.