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.
It was a Portal reference.
Anyways, I want a Schrodingers Cat Pokemon with an ability that randomly switches it's type between Normal and Ghost.
"I'm going to kill you. Not today, not tomorrow... But I WILL kill you." - Rick Grimes