Over at Straight Forward in a Crooked World there is a stunning example of Evil Black Rifle ban.
Now mind you we don't have wolves her in eastern MA that I know of but, Foxes, Bobcat, Coyote
and a wide assortment of other predators have been seen by me locally, even on my residential property. We even had a Bobcat attack west of here. So ponder that.
Keep your varmints at more than arms reach.