My cat died last night in my arms..due to old age..?

I put him in a blanket then in a box and put him in the shed due to the vets being closed. This morning iv gone to get him out the shed to take him to the vets to be sent for cremation and I opened the box and he has fleas on him.. he didnt have them when he died. I have a hedgehog problem in my garden and... show more I put him in a blanket then in a box and put him in the shed due to the vets being closed. This morning iv gone to get him out the shed to take him to the vets to be sent for cremation and I opened the box and he has fleas on him.. he didnt have them when he died. I have a hedgehog problem in my garden and wondering if this is where he got them from but with him being dead why are they fleas on him..will this matter to the vet..will they still cremate him?
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