Auto generate .as_XYZ for enum

We have:

pub struct Animal {
  Horse(usize, String)

We want to auto generate:

impl Animal {
  pub fn as_dog(&self) -> Option<()>,
  pub fn as_cat(&self) -> Option<&Cat>,
  pub fn as_horse(&self) -> Option<(&usize, &String)>,

Is there an existing crate that provides this as a derive macro ?

I can't be sure, but I've wanted something like this¹ before and never found it.
And I never wrote it myself because cost/benefit didn't lean that way at the time.

¹ technically, this and enum variant predicates eg is_dog() etc.

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