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Officer Foster showed commendable compassion

Last Thursday morning, my cat Ruby was hit by a car and killed in front of my house on Wellington Road in Breckenridge.

I received this sad news from Breckenridge Police Officer Rob Foster while I was in Denver. Officer Foster was kind and sympathetic on the phone while I struggled to understand that my cat was really gone. 

In addition to being kind, Officer Foster went beyond the call of duty by returning Ruby’s collar to me, then disposing of Ruby’s body in a timely and humane manner. He then called to make sure I was OK. 



Losing a pet is never easy, but the compassion Officer Foster extended to me made this tragedy much easier to deal with.

In addition, I would like to thank the many wonderful neighbors up, down and around Wellington Road, who over the years, have called me when Ruby was out wandering the woods.



I feel lucky to live in a community where pets are cherished and cared for by strangers, neighbors and the local police.

 Jen Wolinetz

Breckenridge


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