Fiona broke the news to her fans on her Facebook page earlier today, announcing that the South American leg of her current tour to care for her dying dog, an almost 14-year-old pit bull named Janet.
“Janet has been the most consistent relationship of my adult life, and that is just a fact,” Apple writes. “She’s my best friend and my mother and my daughter, my benefactor, and she’s the one who taught me what love is.”
Fiona went onto say, “When I got back from the last leg of the U.S. tour, there was a big, big difference,” Apple writes. “She doesn’t even want to go for walks anymore. I just can’t leave her now, please understand,” Apple writes. “If I go away again, I’m afraid she’ll die and I won’t have the honor of singing her to sleep, of escorting her out.”