It seems that Castaway's emulation fails at some point with this game. As I see, that version is from 2007. Surely, better would be to use Hatari PSP build, but I don't know is PSP fast enough at all for ..
Famous Schrodinger's cat hypothetical experiment says that cat is dead or alive until we open box and see condition of poor animal, which deserved better logic. Cat is always in some certain state - regardless from is observer able or not to see what the state is.