Apresfloof (floofinition) – 1. Period of mourning after losing a floof.
In use: “Apresfloof was difficult as he looked for his companion each morning, ready to follow the greeting and feeding ritual of the last twelve years, a ritual no longer needed.”
2. Time of worry when a pet disappears.
In use: “Apresfloof began that night, when Skunky didn’t return from his prowls as he’d done every night. Wilson began a watch, going into the cold night every hour to call the cat’s name.”
3. The initial days after adding an animal to the household.
In use: “The first days can be difficult as humans and pet experience apresfloof and learn to trust one another.”