Used to use a Marlin 1894 44 mag just for such instances.
The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. Thomas Jefferson
I use my Marlin leverl action 35 Rem. on Hogs and deer. It takes them down on the spot!
JP-US Naval Aviation AMSC 20 years ( retired) ASW/Aircrew Wings
US Naval Academy Shooting Instructor (Annapolis) and shooting team member
Alway keep your six covered