A COUPLE shared how they managed to turn their macabre hobby into a money making business that brings them a whopping £17,000 a month.
And while many people think their business sucks, Vivian Thamher and her husband Jivan Jothi love their work and vow to continue providing their services.
The couple run a pet care studio that uses categorization to help pet owners take care of their pets. death.
“Through taxdermy, I help [pet owners] with their sadness.
“There are many cases animal [go through] premature birth or unexpected accidents… We help beautify the face, cover the stitches and help the owner… more self-contained.”
The 29-year-old man with a bachelor’s degree in zoology and a master’s in pathology started stuffed “as a hobby” when pet of dead friends.
The pair used £11,000 to launch Black Crow Taxidermy & Art in 2021 but were able to break even quickly.
Jivan said: “At that time, we thought to take on more [and] bigger things you will need a physical space and if we have a physical space then we need to treat it like a business and run it like a business.
“It’s a natural progression.”
The couple estimate they earn between £5,000 and £17,000 depending on the month.
While they believe there are “a lot of people” who don’t want to be crematedLater Jivan said they received negative comments and were even labeled as witches.
“We also have a situation where people report to the authorities because they think we are killing people,” he said.to do the classification.”
He made it clear that they have a strict no-capture and killing policy.
“Everything that comes to us has to either die naturally or have a vet take it down,” he said.
Vivian explains that it’s hard to estimate how much work they have to do each month, as it depends on the quantitybut pass.
However, she notes that a heatwave can affect the numberdied by accident while many people died of pneumonia during the rainy season.
Their jobs can be limited as both are full-time..
customers want theirsconserved need to join a waiting list that can range from six months to a year.
They explained that the animal would need to be brought to them within the first few hours of passing and then they would store it in the freezer.
Storage prices vary – in generaland cats start at £1400, while smaller like hamsters starting from £210.