If you’ve ever loved an animal

… then you will understand why Fiona Apple canceled her South American tour.

Read about it here.

This is the part that brought tears to my eyes:

Animals have a survival instinct, but a sense of mortality and vanity, they do not. That’s why they are so much more present than people. But I know that she is coming close to point where she will stop being a dog, and instead, be part of everything. She’ll be in the wind, and in the soil, and the snow, and in me, wherever I go.