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Fiona Apple: leaves tour to look after dying dog

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LOS ANGELES -

Fiona Apple says Janet is her best friend, mother, daughter and benefactor - and the person who taught her what love is.

And that's why she is putting off her South American tour to be with her.

Janet is Apple's dog.

The nearly 14-year-old pitbull suffers from Addison's Disease and doesn't have long to live. Apple writes in a four-page, handwritten letter posted on her Web site and Facebook page that she "will not be the woman who puts her career ahead of love and friendship."

She asks her fans to be patient while she deals with Janet's pending death. She says she will reschedule her South American shows.

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