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2015's most absurd excuses for calling in sick

<div class="meta image-caption"><div class="origin-logo origin-image none"><span>none</span></div><span class="caption-text">10. Employee said her cat was stuck inside the dashboard of her car. (Shutterstock)</span></div>
Workers are no stranger to concocting fake excuses to get a desperately needed day off from their jobs. But a new survey shows that there are a lot of employees who go the extra mile when it comes to missing work.

CareerBuilder surveyed 3,321 full-time workers and 2,326 hiring managers on their habits and experiences with missing and calling in sick to work. While many employees still turn to tried and true methods of just saying they had a doctor's appointment or bad weather prevented them from going to work, the group also shared the most absurd (and hilarious) excuses for workplace absences they've received from their subordinates.

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