Battery cable to starter hot while running. Battery drained while off? on 1997 Cadillac Catera

Car would not start, charged battery but battery was dead after a couple of hoursand charged it again and battery died again while not hooked up?

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How did you decide the battery was drained? do the lights work? answer this so that I might help.
sounds like a major draw on battery or bad battery seek diag and est
And could be battery cable spacer.