“We will miss him so much”: Prince William and Duchess Kate mourn their family dog Lupo. He was with them for nine years.
Great sadness in the family of Prince William (38) and Duchess Kate (38): The couple announced that their dog Lupo, who had lived with them for many years, has died. “It is very sad that our dear dog Lupo passed away last weekend. He has been the focus of our family for nine years and we will miss him so much. – W & C”, they explained on Instagram about a photo of the black cocker spaniel.
Kate’s brother James Middleton (33), a well-known dog fanatic, Also said goodbye with an Instagram post from Lupo: “It is so sad that Lupo, the beloved dog of my sister Catherine and her family, has passed away.” Nothing could ever prepare you for the loss of a dog, he wrote. “For those who have never had a dog, the loss could be difficult to understand. Those who have loved a dog know: a dog is not just a pet; it is a family member, a best friend, a loyal one Companion, a teacher and a therapist. “
With the Cambridges since 2011
Lupo was reportedly presented to William and Kate at their 2011 wedding. The dog was seen in numerous family photos, including one of the first official pictures of Prince George (7). Shortly after the birth of George in 2013, Prince William said, “For me, Catherine and now little George – and Lupo – are the most important things.” In addition to George, the Cambridges have two other children: Princess Charlotte (5) and Prince Louis (2).