I'm a big fan of the tiny terror ... I routinely carry my NAA Pug on dog-walking ventures in my peaceful neighborhood and am planning on gifting myself post-Christmas with a Smith 351PD ... it's an extremely useful round, accurate and hard-hitting ... I don't think I'd count on it as my primary weapon, but it's great for fending off the occasional skunk or rattler (don't see them much in my part of Texas, but I have seen them). My biggest ownership mistake was selling my Taurus .22WMR revolver some years ago to help finance the purchase of a gun I had to have at the time ...
"The welfare of humanity is always the alibi of tyrants." Albert Camus