Can cats and guinea pigs catch chicken pox?

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did some research for your question, this is what i found because there is a chicken disease called "chicken pox"...even "our " chicken pox isn't caused by the same virus... see, pox diseases are a complex of viral diseases in domestic animals and men, marked mainly by eruptions of the skin and mucous membranes. So there is for example: smallpox (men), sheep pox, rabbit pox, horse pox, fowl pox, cow pox, mouse pox, and so on... Pox virus are the group of viruses responsible for small pox in humans and a wide range of pox diseases in animals. Chicken pox in humans is also called varicella and is caused by a herpes virus. more
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