For people who love companion animals and mourn their passing, there are animal chaplains. Not that animals are religious, rather to acknowledge a growing and graced awareness that they too are spiritual beings.
There are two kinds of fear. Phobic fear draws us away from what we fear. Counter-phobic fear, which looks a lot like anger, compels us to attack and destroy what we’re afraid of. Fear generates mental positions called beliefs. These are a corset for the spiritually incurious.