How To Keep Your Pets Safe From CoyotesWes Siler6/05/14 3:52pmFiled to: PredatorsCoyotesHow ToPetsDogsCatsChildrenIndefinitely Wild905EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkThe cockroach of predators? Coyotes now live in every state but Hawaii and thrive around human civilization, eating our garbage and sometimes, even our pets. Here's what you can do about the pesky critters. As Gareth highlighted a couple weeks ago, coyote populations have spread down the eastern seaboard where a new, larger species has taken over. These Eastern Coyotes are big enough to take down a deer, much less a toy poodle. Coyotes also live in cities, you'll even occasionally see them in Manhattan. ShareTweet Kinja is in read-only mode. We are working to restore service.