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Meeoww! Miss Cougar California



    Meeoww! Miss Cougar California
    Pandy Arrieta
    These cougars are ready to find their prey.

    If you're over 40 and like younger men, 2009 is a good year to be on the prowl.

    Never has Cougar-dom been more fashionable.

    Not only has fall TV done its part in bringing sexy back to the of-a-certain-age set (with Courtney Cox's "Cougar Town" and Jenna Elfman's "Accidentally on Purpose"), but now Cougars are getting their very own convention.

    Thanks to the May/December romance purveyors at, California's Cougars will have an assembly in their honor, and the chance to compete for a crown, too. iCougarDating bills itself as "the web's hottest Cougars hang out" and matches Cougars with potential "Cubs" -- or, younger, interested men.

    The first-ever Miss Cougar California competition, which will be judged by Cubs, will take place at the California Cougar Convention on November 6 at the Crowne Plaza Beverly Hills.

    The convention's keynote address will be delivered by Lucia, author of "Lucia's Lessons of Love" and will enforce the definition of today's Cougar as a woman with "glowing skin, shiny hair" and classy clothes. The "over-tanned" with "too much cleavage" need not apply.

    Sound like you? Mark your calendar. And get ready to sharpen your claws.