Before the 1800s agriculture and fishing were the main industries in Malta. Times have changed though and now the island relies mostly on tourism and manufacturing. But that hasn’t stopped the fishing.
While it now only makes up about 1% of Maltese GDP the fishing industry is still important to many people, particularly those who supply restaurants. In turn the restaurants like to boast about their freshly caught, local seafood. These fishermen were working from the cliffs close to the Blue Grotto and were happy to pose for photographs and to talk about their fishing. Of course the restaurants and families wanted a large catch but there was one other willing punter. This brave little cat who had climbed the cliff to ask for scraps.
Sometimes GDP doesn’t matter, feeding the cat is the most important thing in life.