Clausfloofphobia (floofinition) – 1. Extreme concern or fear about an animal being locked up in a confining space.

In use: “Many pet owners experience clausfloofphobia when it comes to putting their fur friend into a small kennel or carrier to take them to the vet. It never helped that the animal cried, whimpered, or meowed like it was the end of the world.”

2. Deep-seated worry that an animal is locked up or trapped somewhere.

In use: “When Beda’s cat disappeared and didn’t come to her calls, clausfloofphobia kicked in as she feared that he was trapped in someone’s house or car.”

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