Worshiped as a symbol of life in ancient Egypt, and coveted by sea captains and farmers for centuries, the cat is one of the most beloved animal in history. Through the ages, it was the cat's extraordinary ability to hunt and kill rodents that endeared it to humans. Today, cats are adored for their beauty and unique personalities. Nevertheless, the soul of a killer still lurks inside every kitty. In the time it takes to watch this film, house cats in the U.S. will catch as many as 100,000 small mammals and more than 30,000 birds. From the county parks of Florida to the outback of Australia, domestic cats and their feral cousins are stalking some creatures to the brink of extinction. What is your cat doing when it slips out of the house? You'll learn more about your pet than you might want to know in THE SECRET LIFE OF CATS.