Ruby Stein, an 85-year-old great-grandmother from Colorado, was heading home from visiting her granddaughter when she took a wrong turn that put her life in danger. 9 News Denver reports that she ended up on a muddy, snowy back road, and her car got stuck, leaving her stranded in the mountains for five days.
Her cell phone lost its signal, and her battery eventually died, meaning she couldn’t flash her lights to call for help. All she had to eat were Rice Krispie treats and a partially eaten sweet roll, which she was rationing, and she melted snow in a can on her dashboard to stay hydrated. She barricaded herself under a pile of clothes in the back seat of her Nissan Sentra.
And the whole time, she was caring for her cat, Nikki, who kept her warm by sleeping on her chest. Stein told the Denver Post that she was considering …