Thank you for your comments!
QUOTE(phatso @ Apr 6 2009, 11:46 PM)
Try stretching out the timeline beginning where the animal hits the ball - squetch the ball and make it take just a little longer to leave the frame.
I agree it is a little sudden, I tried a little stretching, but I'm not sure it shows much.
Added one more actor.Click to view attachment
I have an idea for another one different next.