If it's about giving up the fosters, I have to admit, I can feel her on this one. We've got three cats (not kittens, maybe a year old) that we are fostering while a cat rescue changes buildings. It's been two months now due to issues with the seller, and I gotta say, when it is time to give them up, it's going to be a real sad day at the Stinkfish homestead. Not gonna cry since I'm such a manly man, but the missus might. I will miss the fuck out of them though.
I can completely understand breaking down in tears when your pet dies.
I can understand crying when a pet is lost.
I can understand crying when you have to give up a pet (for example: the new condo doesn't allow them)
I can understand losing a pet for other reasons (roomate moves away, divorce)
But to break down in tears because a kitten you took care of for a few months with the full knowledge that it is going into a loving home is too much.
We recently "rescued" a kitten. The lady whom was "fostering them" while sad to say good bye, didn't shed a tear because she was so thrilled the cat was going to a loving home
we took in a cat and her kittens that had been abandoned by a total fuckhead tenant (they purposely got a pregnant cat and left her in the basement to be a nuisance). being responsible people, we didn't call animal control and decided to spay the cats and give them all their shots and wait for the kittens to be ready to be separated from the mom and find them all homes. i cried like a little bitch having to give up the cats. and we would have kept them if i wasn't allergic to them and didn't already have a dog (now have two). so i can understand the attachment. i think there's something wrong with a person if they don't cry when having to send away a pet they invested so much love and care into... just like the assholes who have older pets and just drop them off at a shelter because they just don't want them anymore for whatever reason.