pstrongDid you know that more than 50 million homeless, or feral, cats wander the streets, parks and alley ways of the United States, and that there are tens of millions more worldwide?/strong/ppemTen Lives, A Feral Cat Odyssey /emis a new documentary supported by Friends of Animals (FoA), the Summerlee Foundation and ASPCA, that reveals the lives of feral cats and the growing numbers of people and organizations working to not only humanely make their lives better, but reduce their numbers through the proven method known as trap, neuter and return TNR.nbsp;img alt=”” src=”/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/ten%20lives.jpg” style=”width: 200px; height: 292px; margin: 8px; float: right;” //ppldquo;emTen Lives/em talks about the issues and controversies surrounding feral cats, which makes this film a trailblazer,rdquo; Priscilla Feral, president of Friends of Animals. ldquo;We know thatrsquo;s the educational effort needed to foster attitudes of responsibility so that abandonment is prevented, and people are discouraged from killing healthy, treatable cats. Friends of Animals has successfully altered more than 2.6 million cats and dogs to date, and we endorse trap, neuter and return, the filmrsquo;s central thememdash;as the only method that reduces cat populations while taking an ethical view of feral cats.rdquo; nbsp; nbsp; nbsp;/ppDirector Stan Minasian takes viewers around the United States and to Havana, Cuba; the Colosseum in Rome; and Ottowa, Canada, to show how governments, organizations and caring people are coming together to humanely reduce feral cat numbers through TNR. After watching clips like the ones featuring a colony of cats living on Parliament Hill in Canada, Minasian said he hopes that ldquo;when people see a feral cat on the street they wonrsquo;t turn away from it. Theyrsquo;ll know that there is something that they can do.rdquo;/ppemTen Lives/em also dispels negative myths about feral cats, especially the claim that they are responsible for the decline of birds worldwide./ppMinasianrsquo;s other projects include the Emmy-award winning, emLast Days of the Dolphins/em, the first film to reveal the killing of dolphins during tuna fishing operations and emA Fall from Freedom/em, the first film to expose the controversial history of the captive whale and dolphin industry, which was also documented recently in emBlackfish/em./ppTo see the film in its entirety and purchase a copy, visit a href=”” target=”_blank” emTen Lives/em will also be featured in FoArsquo;s spring issue of Action Line./pdivnbsp;/div