Because Schrodinger created this paradox as a justification for killing cats
Uh, all the information I can find does not suggest that at all. Every piece of legitimate information I can find suggests he was actually very legitimate.
What you are stating is a common myth that came into existence much later due to the nature of the thought experiment.
Edit: It's basic human psychology, not many people fully grasp concept of the thought experiment, and the unsettling imagery affects them in a different way, leading to misconceptions about the person behind the experiment.
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