The woman called for her husband to grab a gun from inside their house in Mackay, Custer County.
“Her husband responded and quickly dispatched the mountain lion as she held on to it,” added the IDFG.
Earlier this week a man strangled to death a mountain lion after it attacked him as he ran on a trail in Horsetooth Mountain Park in Colorado.
The runner, whose name has not been released, was jogging alone when the cougar pounced and bit him on the face and wrist.
The man fought back and choked the mountain lion with his bare hands, according to Colorado Parks and Wildlife.And people here complain about 'the threat' of urban foxes!