My cats have tape worms. My question is when you see them near there rectum are these worms dead because they just look like rice but are not mobile. The only time i seen them move is right after they went to the litter-box to do poop. And can we get worms from these cats if we handle them like when we brush there hair, feed them, pet them, etc, etc, Sometimes i feel like i have worms just looking at them..
Yes, they can be alive, that is why you see them move. You can get worms from cats via the fecal oral route. I recommend treatmant. Tapes are usually transmitted via fleas so make sure you use a good flea product on your pet as well. vetcare