Solo Kate Enjoying 'Me Time' with Her Puppy
03/10/2012 AT 09:20 AM EST
But Kate has kept busy with successful solo engagements, and on Thursday, she completed her first full day of engagements with her royal in-laws, Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh, as the group kicked off the Queen's Diamond Jubilee tour.
Kate has also had special company to keep her from being lonely: her puppy, Lupo.
"I've got a dog that's keeping me occupied," the Duchess told interfaith worker Riaz Ravat at a lunch in Leicester. "I'm getting a lot of me time with the dog."
Lupo, an adorable black cocker spaniel puppy, recently accompanied Kate on a walk through Kensington Gardens.